Misc. Diabetes News

Date Posted
Article Title
4/21/2005
The Sleep-Wake Body Clock May Also Control Appetite

Study offers possible clue to overeating in humans

4/19/2005
Obesity Not as Life Threatening as Thought

Many cardiovascular risk factors among obese are declining, researchers find

4/19/2005
Happy People Make for Healthy People

Drop in stress hormone tied to reduced disease risk, study suggests

4/18/2005
Obesity: Bad For Men, Women and Kids

Being overweight is hard on everyone's hearts, new studies find

4/14/2005
4/13/2005
New Clues to Killer Heart Failure

Underlying health problems may be best treatment target, researchers say

4/12/2005
Tracking Kidney Patients' Cardiac Risks

Factors such as hypertension, smoking most effectively predict survival

4/2/2005
Statins Do More Than Lower Cholesterol

Rat study suggests these drugs also strengthen artery walls

4/2/2005
Procedure Offers Hope for Peripheral Artery Disease

It could spare many patients amputation of foot or leg

3/29/2005
Gene Heightens Type 2 Diabetes Risk

It could someday pinpoint those most vulnerable, researchers say

3/29/2005
Atkins Introduces New Carb Labelling

'Net Atkins Count' to replace 'net carbs'

3/22/2005
Widening Waistlines Predict Diabetes in Men

Belt size beats body mass index as disease indicator, study finds

3/19/2005
High Blood Pressure: An Elusive Threat

25 percent of Americans get inadequate therapy for hypertension, experts say

3/17/2005
Innovative Diabetes Drug Wins Approval

First Type 1 treatment since insulin

3/16/2005
Compound Could Lessen Damage of Fast Food

Researchers test form of cellulose that slows fat absorption, reduces diabetes risk

3/14/2005
New Theory on Why Low-Carb Diets Work

When researchers restricted carbs, dieters simply ate less

3/13/2005
Free Pamphlets Suggest Safe Syringe Disposal

EPA info, available online, offers tips to diabetics and others

3/9/2005
Diabetics At Higher Liver Cancer Risk

A combination of diabetes and hepatitis C may be to blame

3/7/2005
Lack of Insulin Linked to Alzheimer's

Discovery might lead to new treatments, researchers say

3/2/2005
Sugar-Producing Proteins Point to New Diabetes Drugs

Two liver proteins work together to increase glucose production

2/28/2005
Diet, Exercise Top Drugs in Preventing Diabetes

Two studies find lifestyle changes are the better, cheaper option

2/28/2005
Sleep Disorder Treatment Also Aids Diabetics

Lower glucose reduces risk for other complications of disease

2/21/2005
Diabetes Boosts Heart Disease Risk in Women

Increase is worse than it is for men, study finds

2/21/2005
2/17/2005
Hotline Offers Free Dental Advice

National call-in sponsors hope to boost overall health

2/11/2005
Bioartificial Kidney Promising in Early Trials

It mimics human kidney more closely than conventional dialysis

1/24/2005
Seeds of Dementia Sown in Midlife

Identifying, treating cardiovascular risk factors early might make difference, study says

1/13/2005
New Gene Principle Changes the Rules

Finding could lead to new treatments for many diseases

1/12/2005
Antibody May Salvage Sight

Scientists find way to block retinopathy in mice

1/11/2005
Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Cancer Rates

In large Korean study, higher levels meant higher incidence of disease

1/4/2005
Study Unlikely to Change Use of Hypertension Drugs

Experts say diuretics safe enough, but alternatives do exist

1/3/2005
Aspirin Use Lags Among Diabetic Women

Study: They're not using therapy to prevent heart disease

1/2/2005
Teen Obesity Is a Ticking Time Bomb

Excess weight leads to serious adult health problems, such as diabetes, heart disease

12/30/2004
Fast Food Linked to Obesity, Insulin Problems

Finding suggests the fare could contribute to onset of diabetes

12/29/2004
Exercise Cuts Heart, Diabetes Risk Factors

Program reduces incidence of metabolic syndrome

12/28/2004
Fine-Tune Your Intake of Fatty Acids

Omega-3 and omega-6 acids are vital to a healthy diet

12/22/2004
Obesity Surgery Shows Benefits Years Later

Study finds people lose more weight, avoid complications

12/20/2004
Waistline Can Be a Tummy Fat Warning

Measuring it can tell you if you're at risk for heart disease, diabetes

12/16/2004
Hormone in Fat Mimics Insulin

Finding may lead to new treatments for diabetes

12/16/2004
Holiday Health Reminders for Diabetics

Experts suggest ways to enjoy festive foods while keeping blood sugar under control

11/29/2004
Study Finds Health Benefit in Low-Glycemic Diet

Cuts risk factors for heart disease, diabetes better than low-fat diet

11/27/2004
Beware Complications Linked to Diabetes

Poor control of the disease can lead to eye, heart, kidney and nerve damage

11/23/2004
Diabetics Suffering Less From Heart Disease

Study finds big declines, but improvements needed

11/13/2004
Diabetics Should Plan Travel Carefully

Check with doctor and carry extra supplies of medicines

11/12/2004
Experts Urge Widening Key Test for Diabetics

Screen could find heart, kidney problems in nondiabetics, too

11/11/2004
Pre-diabetes: Ignore It at Your Own Peril

Doctors say 41 million Americans have the condition

11/11/2004
Hypertension Control Can Save a Diabetic's Sight

Can lead to fewer vision problems for these patients

11/9/2004
Supplement May Melt Belly Fat in Seniors

Early study finds DHEA spurs weight loss, improves insulin activity

11/8/2004
Weight Gain a Heart Risk for Diabetics

Adding pounds increases odds of trouble, researchers say

10/22/2004
Helping Hispanics Manage Diabetes

Study to examine whether community health workers can make a difference